30/12/2020: ROI Covid-19 Training Guidelines Update

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Following this evening's Government announcement surrounding Level 5 restrictions, Triathlon Ireland has the following statement.

The new Level 5 restrictions begin at midnight tonight, 30th December 2020, and will continue until 31st January 2021. This means that all Triathlon Ireland Club Training can not take place during this time. Please see below for full details on what the new restrictions mean for triathlon training.

We understand that further restrictions are difficult for our community but we are in this together. Triathlon Ireland once again asks that all of our members strictly adhere to Government advice to ensure that we all play our part in keeping one another safe.

Government Guidelines

Organised outdoor gatherings

These are controlled environments with a named event organiser, owner or manager. For example: outdoor arts events, training events.

No organised outdoor gatherings should take place.

Exercise and sporting events


People may meet with people from one other household in outdoor settings when taking exercise.

No indoor or outdoor exercise group activities, including those involving children, should take place.

Outdoor golf and tennis are not permitted.

Individual training only. No exercise or dance classes. No indoor or outdoor gatherings involving “individual training” except for professional and elite sports.

Matches and events

Professional, elite sports, horse racing, greyhound racing and approved equestrian events only are permitted to continue behind closed doors.

No other matches or events are to take place.

Gyms, leisure centres and swimming pools

Gyms, leisure centres and swimming pools must close from close of business on 31 December.

Visit the Government website here for the full details of the restrictions.

Triathlon Training

Triathlon Ireland Club Training is not permitted 

Triathlon Ireland members can train outdoors within 5km of their home

Return to Training Protocol

The Return to Training Protocol has been updated to reflect the latest changes. This document is now in version 2.11, please ensure you always refer to the most up to date version.


Stay safe
The Team at Triathlon Ireland

Last Updated: 30th December 2020